I recently published a new post on Forbes titled, “Cash-Taking Amazon Go New York Store Proves Once Again Amazon Is Ready For Anything”
A quick excerpt —
Amazon Go accepting cash in its first New York store this week highlights three reasons why Amazon is so far out in front of its competition in terms of understanding how checkout-free retail will evolve, writes Forbes Contributor Chris Walton.
Be careful out there.
– Chris and the Omni Talk team
Chris Walton is an accomplished Senior Executive with nearly 20 years of success within the retail and retail technology industries. He is well-versed in merchandising, store operations, inventory management, product design, forecasting, e-commerce, pricing and promotions, and tech product development.
Chris was most recently a Vice President with Target, where he led the retailer’s Store of the Future project and also ran the Target’s home furnishing division for e-commerce. He previously worked for GAP, Inc., as a Distribution Analyst and Manager.
Chris holds a BA in Economics and History from Stanford University, and a MBA from Harvard Business School.
He likes to dress as Darth Vader for Halloween, and his wife also frequently asks him to ask Alexa, "to turn off the music."